[pood; Russian poot]
a Russian weight equal to about 36 pounds avoirdupois (16 kg).

1545–55; < Russian pud < Low German or Old Norse pund pound1

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pood (puːd)
a unit of weight, used in Russia, equal to 36.1 pounds or 16.39 kilograms
[C16: from Russian pud, probably from Old Norse pundpound²]

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The weather was fairly pood for racing purposes here to-day and the attend ance fair.
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